Science Articles, Interviews & Questions

06 February 2018

We're within a whisker of destroying polio once and for all, but something is blocking the final push.

02 February 2018

The beginning of the genome revolution?

01 February 2018

For many people who struggle to get a good night’s rest, being able to switch on and off the brain circuits that...

30 January 2018

Why do engineers add one of the most expensive metals on Earth to their jet engines?

30 January 2018

Would you jump in front of a train to save a stranger?

30 January 2018

What's the science behind how meerkats look after each other?

30 January 2018

Can understanding music cross language and cultural boundaries?

30 January 2018

Could increasing honey bee numbers be bad news for other pollinators?

30 January 2018

Could mini robots soon be delivering drugs to specific parts of our bodies?

30 January 2018

Could the common cold virus help to treat a deadly cancer?

30 January 2018

Scientists have cloned monkeys - so should we be worried about human clones?

30 January 2018

You'll be hungry for an answer to this pasta problem...

30 January 2018

Are humans uniquely altruistic?

30 January 2018

Reciprocal altruism - what's in it for me?

27 January 2018

Flying has become a vital part of our lives. In the one hundred years since the Wright Brothers first took to the air,...

26 January 2018

“…Throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart”, tweeted Donald...

23 January 2018

How the Fiddler Crab gets the girl... or not. Robotic crabs help researchers understand the importance of tempo during...

23 January 2018

Grab your tissues, it's a "flu's flu" of flu!

23 January 2018

A new way to screen for early-stage cancer in 70-98% of cases.

23 January 2018

... The biggest and most advanced telescope dish ever made.

23 January 2018

What instruments will be on board the James Webb Space Telescope?